With so many different options to choose from, shopping for a commercial ice maker for your large kitchen establishment isn’t always the easiest task. One of the main aspects you have to consider is the type of ice you want or need your ice machine to produce. There are three main types: cubed ice, flake ice, and nugget ice. Furthermore, cubed ice comes in three different sizes: large gourmet, full dice, and half dice.
Full cube or full-dice ice makers are used mostly in the food service industry when the business needs ice that melts slowly and lasts for a long time. Whether you own a restaurant, bar, nightclub, fast food establishment, convenience store, grocery store, or any other food service operation, a full dice ice maker can provide you with ice that is easily used in a variety of ways.
Full dice ice is large and comes in a unique rhomboid shape which provides maximum cooling power, with an ice to water ratio of nearly 100%. In other words, this means that the ice rapidly cools the surrounding liquid while melting slowly, resulting in a less watered down beverage. The slow melting and rapid cooling time of full dice ice is why it is the most popular choice for use in bars, nightclubs, and restaurants where liquor is served on the rocks. Also, the large size of full dice ice creates an attractive presentation in bar glasses.
Full-dice ice machines are also a popular in settings where full dice ice is bagged and sold. Again, this is because the rapid cooling time and slow melting rate of full dice ice makes it perfect for use in coolers or other instances where people need to purchase large quantities of ice to cool other product.
At CommercialIceMakers.com, you will find a wide range of full-dice ice makers, categorized by either production rate or type of cooling: air cooled, water cooled, or remote cooled. You can also choose from ice machine and bin combo units, or ice machine heads only. Many of the full-dice ice machines we offer are Energy Star certified, making them great if you’re looking for optimal energy efficiency.
Although full-dice ice machines are manufactured by a variety of brands, Manitowoc is the primary brand that utilizes the "full-dice ice maker" terminology. Some other brands of full-dice ice makers include Scotsman and Hoshizaki.
Browse our full collection of full-dice ice machines to find just what you need for your business. To complement your ice maker, additional products are available, including ice bins, water filters, replacement cartridges, and remote condenser units. Shopping at CommercialIceMakers.com will secure the lowest prices on high quality full-dice ice makers. If you have any questions or need help financing your ice machine, contact us today!